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Easy Gift Ideas For A Home Office

  Need something new, funtional and fun for your home office or want to gift something to someone for their office? Check out some of our top gift ideas for a home office this season.   Jabra Evolve 75 ($453.00): A good headset is a key component of a good ‘work from home’ experience. The […]

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Preparing For Covid-19 This Winter

  As Covid-19 continues through the rest of the year (and likely into next), its important to prepare for a long and likely challenging winter season.  With winter right around the corner, its important to prepare yourself and your home.    Stock up on the essentials. Ensure you have a good supply of key items […]

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3 New Lifestyle & Wellness Books

  This Just Speaks to Me: Words to Live By Every Day by Hoda Kotb Today Show anchor Hoda Kotb shares wisdom, love, compassion and humour in her latest book. Kotb offers up 365 new quotes and stories to share with readers including moments that have enriched her life, discussing everything from motherhood and friendship […]

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Making The Best Of Working From Home

    With many of us still working from home and likely to continue to do so for some time, its important that workspaces are both functional and practical.   Stick to a schedule: A good routine is important. Aim to start and end work at the same times everyday.   Keep your workplace tidy: […]

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How To Turn Your Balcony Into A Garden

If you are living in a big city, odds are pretty good that you live in a condo and don’t have a backyard to plant a garden in. There is still a chance though for some outside air when you need it, by opening a the door and stepping out onto the balcony. At first glance it can be hard to imagine your balcony having enough space to grow anything, but you’d be surprised what you can accomplish when you set your mind to it. Here is how you can turn your balcony into a garden.

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Home Decor Changes To Make During Your Isolation

Let’s face it, many of us just don’t have the time to make even the most minor of changes to our homes. When we’re not working, we want to spend our time relaxing or with our families. And now that we have the time, we can’t go out to the store to get that new shade of paint or pick up that new couch we’ve had our eyes on for a long time. There are things however we can do, with the tools we have at home, and now that we have the time we can give our homes that fresh, new look we’ve been wanting.

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Home Decor Mistakes To Avoid

They say your home is your castle, and how your decorate your castle says a lot about who you are. Even so, there are some things you should avoid doing when choosing how you present your home, because not only do they give off poor signals to your guests, but they can also effect your daily mood. Here are some top things you should avoid.

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Good Housekeeping Names Top Home Decor Trends For 2020

It’s 2020, time to refresh your home and get ready not only for a new year, but a new decade as well. You know you’ve been dying to make some changes, but sometimes it can be hard not only getting started, but also figuring out what to do. Good Housingkeeping Magazine can help, because they’ve gone to the interior designs experts and found what the top trends are for 2020. Here’s what they suggest.

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Pantone Names Classic Blue Their Color of the Year For 2020

Is your house looking for a fresh, new look for the new year, but you can’t decide which colour to go with? Or perhaps you are shopping for a new car, but each colour looks just as good as the next. Well Pantone can help, as they’ve named Classic Blue as their recommended colour of choice for the year.

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Hot Summer Cocktails 2019

What’s more enjoyable than a nice cold cocktail on a hot summer day? These cocktails are all the rave this summer. Try one out and imagine yourself enjoying it by the beach.   Rosita 5 oz. mescal .5 oz. sweet vermouth .5 oz. dry vermouth .5 oz. Campari 1 dash angostura bitters Stir over ice […]

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Spring Cleaning Tips

  Photo: https://www.instagram.com/p/BuhxNdahmWp/ Spring cleaning season is upon us. Some of us dread the thought of cleaning and organizing, while others thrive off the idea. Here are a few tips to make your spring cleaning easier and more efficient.  Makeup Makeup is an item that naturally gets cluttered and very, very messy. To keep things organized […]

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Home Decor Trends 2019

A big trend right now is minimalism and the idea that less is more. You don’t need a crazy patterned rug or the trendiest couch for a gorgeous room. Sometimes simplicity is key and this year, it is. Neutrals with the necessary furniture is just perfect.

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A Room For Fall Seasons

  With fall upon us, say Colin and Justin, and summer’s warm breath a distant memory, it’s time to cozy up ahead of the mercury’s further descent. Go on, layer on those thick, textural sweaters, turn up the thermostat and enjoy Mother Nature at her autumnal finest.  You know you want to.  Hey, we love wrapping […]

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Interview: Mardi Michels, Author, In the French Kitchen with Kids

Real Style recently had the chance to chat with author and teacher Mardi Michels about her new book In the French Kitchen with Kids: Easy, Everyday Dishes for the Whole Family to Make and Enjoy and her love of French cuisine.    Real Style: What do you love about French cooking and French cuisine? Mardi Michels: I […]

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The Canadian Florists Leading The Latest Wedding Flower Trends

Photo: jeffleatham on Instagram If you’re planning a wedding and want cool trendy flowers, don’t even think of using red roses. The latest trend, according to a plethora of Canadian florists’ websites and Pinterest, is greenery and in-season blooms. Instead of cutting the leaves off of flowers florists are leaving them on and adding even […]

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